The eroticisation of girls is clearly the root of countless negative consequences for society and for women. I outline seven of them.
A review of Poor Things, film by Yorgos Lanthimos.
The sun appears to be setting on the dating app era and culture is on a mission to re-codify love, but what will we find in the aftermath?
“From court rulings and testimonies of women victims of violence, we know that vixen is a term used by abusers to describe women”, says Asun Quintana, from the evangelical feminist group Seneca Falls, in Madrid.
Most took place at Islamic environments by members of the own family. “It is the most despicable expression of gender-based violence”, says the minister of Justice.
Christianity appeared attractive in the eyes of many pagan women – regardless of social class. A large number of ‘secondary’ conversions took place, as the husbands of converted women often chose the same path as their wives.
The city council in southern Spain launches a comprehensive municipal maternity and life support programme.
Olga is a survivor. The first time she escaped death was before she was even born. She was a Chernobyl baby, later a war refugee.
Though it is strictly forbidden to evangelize in Somalia, barriers to the gospel are being torn down little by little.
A key finding from women in world Christianity is that women tend to be boundary spanners who transcend the barriers of religion, age, class, and ethnicity.
From the UN's views on LGBT issues and religious freedom to evangelical movements in Europe tackling issues of the day. These are the ten stories you've read and shared the most this year.
“It is important to build bridges to society, to show the biblical response, and to be heard”, said the coordinator of the working group on Women of the Spanish Evangelical Alliance.
From small beginnings in Serbia and Croatia, TWR’s Women of Hope programs are helping listeners confront difficult issues and build confidence in Christ.
The directive “adds new crimes”, which include surrogacy for the purposes of reproductive exploitation. It will now be negotiated with the European Council.
Women are the most targeted by harassment online, says the Attalaki Association. The media should be an example of “adhering to impartiality and professionalism when dealing with topics related to religious minorities”.
As Christians, we should be thoughtful and prudent. We are against abuse of any kind, but I am concerned that we do not filter our responses well these days.
An event on the Manipur violence in India organised by the World Evangelical Alliance at the UN in Geneva gets worldwide attention.
The European Commission now must decide whether it implements legislation. Evangelical associations are positive about the move.
“It is vital that we do not turn a blind eye to this phenomenon in our churches”, says the Czech Evangelical Alliance. One in five women have been victims.
Evangelicals must help to change the sexist mentality, talk and preach about it, making it clear that the enemy is not the male, but sin.
In neither country is surrogacy regulated by law, but the Dutch and Swedish governments support “altruistic surrogacy”.
The Supreme Court rejected a request to change the name and remove the gender from birth records and the civil status.
The Committee for Women’s Rights & Gender Equality of the European Parliament has passed a report on prostitution that could shape the future policies all across Europe.
A medical team of 3 must agree upon the procedure, which may only occur in a licensed clinic.
For four days, women leaders from 20 European countries gathered in Sarajevo to learn, discuss and network with one another.